The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 763 491 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.38% 7.17% 7.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.67% 9.24% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 653 424 477
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6021 5312 5706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.90% 77.59% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4491 4957
Average salary £40,000 £38,143 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 420 £40,000 +6.66% 74
Cheshire +8 213 £35,000 - 26
Lancashire +8 67 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Merseyside +21 56 £40,000 +18.51% 7
Cumbria +2 3 £33,314 -16.71% 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 633 (44.17%) .NET
2 589 (41.10%) C#
3 521 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 511 (35.66%) SQL
5 465 (32.45%) HTML
6 455 (31.75%) JavaScript
6 455 (31.75%) ASP.NET
7 387 (27.01%) MVC
8 374 (26.10%) TDD
9 366 (25.54%) CSS
10 314 (21.91%) Scrum
11 275 (19.19%) OO
12 245 (17.10%) Java
13 233 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 229 (15.98%) jQuery
14 229 (15.98%) WCF
15 223 (15.56%) XML
16 209 (14.58%) Web Services
17 202 (14.10%) Microsoft
18 200 (13.96%) .NET Framework
19 195 (13.61%) E-Commerce
20 179 (12.49%) Windows
21 163 (11.37%) Degree
22 149 (10.40%) Finance
23 147 (10.26%) T-SQL
24 142 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
25 141 (9.84%) Software Engineering
26 137 (9.56%) QA
27 133 (9.28%) Project Management
27 133 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 75 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.72%) IIS
3 36 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.16%) CMS
6 24 (1.67%) Node.js
7 19 (1.33%) SAS
8 16 (1.12%) Apache
9 15 (1.05%) WordPress
10 13 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.84%) Drupal
12 9 (0.63%) Jetty
13 8 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.49%) Confluence
15 6 (0.42%) concrete5
15 6 (0.42%) Commerce Server
16 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 105 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.81%) MS Office
3 22 (1.54%) PowerPivot
4 16 (1.12%) MS Project
5 15 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.21%) SPSS
7 3 (0.21%) RoboHelp
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.070%) InDesign
8 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.12%) Visualfiles
2 7 (0.49%) Magento
3 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.30%) SaaS
3 12 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.28%) IaaS
4 4 (0.28%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.070%) Office 365
6 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.12%) Internet
2 26 (1.81%) Intranet
3 22 (1.54%) HTTP
4 5 (0.35%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.28%) FTP
5 4 (0.28%) SMS
5 4 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.070%) Broadband
7 1 (0.070%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (5.65%) MySQL
4 77 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 70 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 47 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (2.30%) Big Data
10 26 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 21 (1.47%) DB2
13 20 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 16 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.98%) Hadoop
18 11 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
19 10 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 142 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (7.12%) Selenium
3 81 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 67 (4.68%) Git (software)
5 60 (4.19%) JIRA
6 52 (3.63%) NUnit
7 48 (3.35%) MSTest
8 42 (2.93%) Eclipse
9 36 (2.51%) JUnit
10 35 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 32 (2.23%) Moq
12 30 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
13 28 (1.95%) Subversion
14 27 (1.88%) Jenkins
15 26 (1.81%) Maven
16 22 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
17 21 (1.47%) SpecFlow
18 18 (1.26%) Selenium IDE
19 16 (1.12%) Mockito
19 16 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 149 (10.40%) Finance
2 72 (5.02%) Marketing
3 70 (4.88%) Retail
4 31 (2.16%) Legal
5 24 (1.67%) Games
6 19 (1.33%) Automotive
6 19 (1.33%) Law
7 18 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.91%) Advertising
9 13 (0.91%) Billing
10 11 (0.77%) Banking
11 10 (0.70%) Publishing
12 9 (0.63%) Back Office
12 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.28%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.21%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 897 (62.60%) Developer
2 249 (17.38%) C# Developer
3 241 (16.82%) Senior Developer
3 241 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 175 (12.21%) Analyst
5 147 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 146 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (7.05%) Project Manager
8 99 (6.91%) Senior C# Developer
9 98 (6.84%) Web Developer
10 92 (6.42%) Software Developer
11 72 (5.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 70 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 66 (4.61%) Team Leader
14 64 (4.47%) Business Analyst
14 64 (4.47%) Tester
15 57 (3.98%) Test Analyst
16 50 (3.49%) Software Tester
17 46 (3.21%) PHP Developer
18 43 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (44.17%) .NET
2 465 (32.45%) HTML
3 455 (31.75%) ASP.NET
4 366 (25.54%) CSS
5 233 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 229 (15.98%) jQuery
6 229 (15.98%) WCF
7 223 (15.56%) XML
8 209 (14.58%) Web Services
9 200 (13.96%) .NET Framework
10 127 (8.86%) HTML5
11 114 (7.96%) LINQ
12 109 (7.61%) Spring
13 107 (7.47%) Ajax
14 102 (7.12%) SOAP
15 99 (6.91%) WPF
16 93 (6.49%) Hibernate
17 85 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 82 (5.72%) RESTful
19 80 (5.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.58%) Computer Science
2 73 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
3 67 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.98%) N-Tier
5 34 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
5 34 (2.37%) Open Source
6 23 (1.61%) Social Media
7 19 (1.33%) W3C
8 17 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.12%) Informatics
9 16 (1.12%) NHS
10 10 (0.70%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.70%) iPhone
10 10 (0.70%) iSeries
10 10 (0.70%) Replication
11 9 (0.63%) Statistics
12 8 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.42%) FMCG
13 6 (0.42%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 179 (12.49%) Windows
2 87 (6.07%) Linux
3 76 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 66 (4.61%) Android
5 38 (2.65%) UNIX
6 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (27.01%) MVC
2 374 (26.10%) TDD
3 314 (21.91%) Scrum
4 275 (19.19%) OO
5 195 (13.61%) E-Commerce
6 141 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 133 (9.28%) Project Management
8 131 (9.14%) Web Development
9 130 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (5.86%) Kanban
11 83 (5.79%) UML
12 79 (5.51%) Software Testing
13 71 (4.95%) BDD
14 70 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 69 (4.82%) PRINCE2
16 67 (4.68%) Web Application Development
17 66 (4.61%) Pair Programming
18 59 (4.12%) Automated Testing
19 58 (4.05%) OOD
19 58 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 589 (41.10%) C#
2 511 (35.66%) SQL
3 455 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 245 (17.10%) Java
5 147 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 81 (5.65%) PHP
7 60 (4.19%) VB.NET
8 53 (3.70%) Ruby
9 47 (3.28%) C++
10 27 (1.88%) C
11 23 (1.61%) Python
12 21 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 18 (1.26%) XQuery
14 17 (1.19%) Perl
15 15 (1.05%) VBA
15 15 (1.05%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.77%) VB
17 10 (0.70%) PHP5
17 10 (0.70%) Scala
17 10 (0.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 163 (11.37%) Degree
2 64 (4.47%) ISEB
3 32 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.95%) MCP
5 27 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 26 (1.81%) MCSD
7 24 (1.67%) MCAD
7 24 (1.67%) MCTS
8 17 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 12 (0.84%) HND
10 11 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.49%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.21%) NVQ Level 3
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
14 1 (0.070%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (9.56%) QA
2 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (1.05%) XenApp
1 15 (1.05%) XenDesktop
2 14 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.84%) Puppet
3 9 (0.63%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 202 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.70%) Oracle
3 31 (2.16%) JBoss
4 25 (1.74%) Zend
5 23 (1.61%) Adobe
6 22 (1.54%) VMware
7 21 (1.47%) IBM
8 18 (1.26%) Sybase
9 15 (1.05%) Citrix
9 15 (1.05%) Sencha
10 13 (0.91%) SAP
11 12 (0.84%) Business Objects
12 11 (0.77%) ATG
13 10 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.70%) Facebook
13 10 (0.70%) Perforce
13 10 (0.70%) HP
14 9 (0.63%) Compuware
15 8 (0.56%) Twitter
15 8 (0.56%) Wonderware
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